Harry Reid to retire, endorses Schumer to replace him

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:44 Written by
Washington (CNN)Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a surprise move that's certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic party in the chamber. The fifth-term Nevada Democrat had denied retirement rumors for months, which grew louder after he suffered serious injuries in an exercising accident on New Year's Day. He said in a video posted on Twitter and
DEADLY TERROR STRIKE Al-Shabaab gunmen launch attack on Mogadishu hotel
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:23 Written by
Islamic extremist fighters from the Al-Shabaab terror group stormed a popular hotel in the Somali Capital Mogadishu Friday, trapping government officials inside the building and killing at least seven people, police said. Witnesses reported hearing a large explosion and gunfire at the Maka Al Mukaram Hotel, Reuters reported. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Police say gunshots were heard inside the compound and at least 7 people have
Live updates from the Kentucky vs. LSU baseball game from Alex Box Stadium at 7 p.m.
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:22 Written by
. Advocate sportswriter Ross Dellenger provides live updates from the Kentucky vs. LSU baseball game game from Alex Box Stadium. Tweets by @DellengerAdv
Michael Reagan: GOP Needs to Quit Looking for a Ronald Reagan
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:06 Written by
In order to successfully reoccupy the White House in 2016, Republicans need to learn from their mistakes of 2008 and 2012 and rally behind one candidate early in the process, political commentator Michael Reagan said Friday on "America’s Forum" on Newsmax TV. "You don't want to have the conservatives split their own votes and then allow someone that the base doesn't like to win the nomination," cautioned Reagan, son of President Ronald Reagan. "You know
Reid's insults: 10 greatest hits
Friday, 27 March 2015 11:06 Written by
Obama, Pope Francis meeting: Looking for common ground at the White House
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:50 Written by
Washington (CNN)The Obamas will host Pope Francis at the White House during his first visit to the U.S. on Sept. 23. When Obama met the Pope for the first time at the Vatican in March 2014, he urged him to visit the U.S., and the two discussed a range of issues including economic opportunity, immigration reform in the US and protecting innocent civilians in conflict areas around the world. Obama has often expressed his admiration
HARRY RETIRING Top Senate Democrat Reid to retire in 2016
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:23 Written by
March 17, 2015: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill. (AP) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades. The five-term Nevada Democratic senator announced the decision in a YouTube video message. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Appearing with bruises on his face
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:07 Written by
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek reelection next year, a decision that will reshape the hierarchy of the Senate Democratic Caucus and upend Nevada’s political landscape. In a farewell video, Reid, 75, said his brutal eye injury in January that nearly left him blind in one eye forced him to reevaluate his life and career. His departure will deprive the Senate of one of its fiercest infighters, who played a
Suffolk Univ. Poll: Trump Leads Cruz, Rubio in New Hampshire
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:06 Written by
Outspoken New York real estate mogul Donald Trump is ahead of well-known Republican staples in a recent Suffolk University poll of 500 likely voters in New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary. Trump recently told Fox News that if he were president, he'd "straighten out this country and make it great again," so much so that there would be no need to cut Medicare and Medicaid. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush led the field, with 19
Family Research Council Leader: I Am Not Against Jeb
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:06 Written by
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins has denounced a New York Times story suggesting that powerful groups of social conservatives and evangelicals, including his organization, are planning to oppose Jeb Bush in a presidential race. "It shouldn't surprise anyone, including the media, that conservative leaders are talking to each other about the 2016 presidential cycle, and what it'll take to win," Perkins said in an email to supporters obtained by The Hill. "These

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